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restaurante Al-yamal

#21 of 1,311 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Centro
Moroccan
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Blasco de Garay, 7, 29001 Malaga, Spain
952212046
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 91
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  • 44
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Moroccan food in Malaga

We wanted to eat something different than Spanish food and therefore chose Al-Jamal. Service was very friendly, suggested a nice menue sampling many different dishes. All dishes were explained very well. Would visit this again when next time in Malaga.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
gew391
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Helsinki, Finland
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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144 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Helsinki, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

We wanted to eat something different than Spanish food and therefore chose Al-Jamal. Service was very friendly, suggested a nice menue sampling many different dishes. All dishes were explained very well. Would visit this again when next time in Malaga.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Usually I eat the local food when abroad but I had read about Al Jamal and wanted to try it as I love Morocco and Moroccan food. I was not disappointed! The restaurant is small, cosy and the owner is welcoming. The menu is small and limited but this usually means that the chef knows how to cook the offerings... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Came here with my family on the basis of reviews I read and we were really not disappointed. The chicken tagine was really tender and delicious. The couscous was aromatic and tasty. We had mint tea with orange blossom essence which together with the pastries were a lovely end to a very nice meal. Service was very good and the... More 

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Dublin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Visited this Malaga restaurant recently after reading some of the reviews from other visitors and was disappointed. When entering we found we were the only diners on this lunch time but decided to stay and give it a try. Ordered salad which was small and nothing special, chicken tagine was next this was small with two pieces of drumsticks, we... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We had the pleasure of visiting Al-yamal for a late lunch. The atmosphere is nice and cozy and the food was really nice prepared. The food is a welcoming break to the usual "fried fish" in the region. Really worth a visit if you want to try something different. It might be a good idea to book a table since... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Al-yamal is a hidden gem my favourite by far in màlaga, we came here for lunch and ended up booking for dinner! Amazing food and wonderful service would highly recommend to anyone looking for a taste of morrocco ♡

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Manilva
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Went here on Valentine's Day after reading reviews on TA. Booked the night before and managed to get a table for 7:30pm. Bit early for some but we prefer to eat earlier. Only 6 tables so can imagine difficult to get in sometimes. Very cosy inside, owner was very welcoming. There was one other couple in there but by the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We visited this delightfull place after consulting Tripadvisor, and was very happy that we did so. The food was wonderful, however slightly more spicy than marrocan food normally is. - but very tasty. We had tagine with lamb/chicken - both were great. As starters we shared humus, shish kebab and a grilled pepper salad, all perfectly made. Only one of... More 

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Irvine, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

If you are looking for a good halal restaurant then this is the place to eat at Malaga. We had Harrira and Chicken couscous. Both were delicious and filling. A little expensive but well worth it. My daughter who is sometimes a picky eater really enjoyed their food

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Málaga, Andalucia, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Food was lovely and the experience was very romantic,exotic and authentic. Recommended for couples, reasonably priced. Beautifully done out restaurant and we liked the tea at the end of the meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Blasco de Garay, 7, 29001 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: 952212046

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 39
  • Cuisine: Moroccan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?